Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Banking
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 244 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 39.48% 16.56% 20.86%
As % of the General category 59.51% 37.31% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 47 28
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £331 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.62% +5.92% +4.17%
10th Percentile £310 £147 £89
90th Percentile £513 £421 £490
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £17.50 £46.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.37% - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% +39.53% +13.16%

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 410 134 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 66.34% 44.37% 51.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 103 54
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +15.20% -0.79%
10th Percentile £303 £163 £101
90th Percentile £524 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +25.93% -
10th Percentile £9.65 £12.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £28.75 £43.45 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.47% - +13.64%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +1 233 £413 +27.51% 3
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Banking.

1 219 (89.75%) Finance
2 152 (62.30%) Java
3 107 (43.85%) Test Automation
4 106 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (38.11%) Investment Banking
6 84 (34.43%) Data Structures
7 80 (32.79%) OO
8 70 (28.69%) Functional Programming
9 67 (27.46%) Low Latency
10 65 (26.64%) Unix
11 54 (22.13%) Multithreading
11 54 (22.13%) JavaScript
12 47 (19.26%) SQL
13 46 (18.85%) XML
14 42 (17.21%) Web Services
15 41 (16.80%) WebSphere
15 41 (16.80%) FIX Protocol
16 40 (16.39%) Spring
16 40 (16.39%) Hibernate
17 39 (15.98%) Linux
17 39 (15.98%) Oracle
18 38 (15.57%) C++
18 38 (15.57%) CSS
18 38 (15.57%) MVC
19 37 (15.16%) JSP
19 37 (15.16%) Degree
19 37 (15.16%) RESTful
20 36 (14.75%) Spring Integration
21 32 (13.11%) Virtual Team
22 30 (12.30%) Front Office

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (16.80%) WebSphere
2 22 (9.02%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Actimize
2 3 (1.23%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.05%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.46%) FTP
2 4 (1.64%) LDAP
3 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.07%) DB2
2 22 (9.02%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.38%) RDBMS
4 13 (5.33%) KDB
5 12 (4.92%) SQL Server
6 10 (4.10%) DB2 UDB
7 7 (2.87%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.05%) Big Data
9 4 (1.64%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (5.74%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.92%) Eclipse
2 12 (4.92%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.10%) Bower
3 10 (4.10%) Cucumber
3 10 (4.10%) Grunt
3 10 (4.10%) Jasmine
3 10 (4.10%) JUnit
4 8 (3.28%) JIRA
5 7 (2.87%) Hudson
6 5 (2.05%) Artifactory
6 5 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (2.05%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.64%) Selenium
7 4 (1.64%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.41%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.41%) NUnit
General
1 219 (89.75%) Finance
2 93 (38.11%) Investment Banking
3 30 (12.30%) Front Office
4 3 (1.23%) Legal
4 3 (1.23%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 190 (77.87%) Developer
2 153 (62.70%) Senior Developer
3 129 (52.87%) Java Developer
4 115 (47.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 62 (25.41%) Agile Developer
5 62 (25.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 61 (25.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 61 (25.00%) Senior Agile Developer
6 61 (25.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 61 (25.00%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
7 38 (15.57%) C++ Developer
8 30 (12.30%) Full Stack Developer
9 29 (11.89%) Senior C++ Developer
10 27 (11.07%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 23 (9.43%) HTML CSS Developer
11 23 (9.43%) HTML Developer
12 21 (8.61%) Analyst
13 20 (8.20%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (7.38%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 14 (5.74%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (18.85%) XML
2 42 (17.21%) Web Services
3 41 (16.80%) FIX Protocol
4 40 (16.39%) Hibernate
4 40 (16.39%) Spring
5 38 (15.57%) CSS
6 37 (15.16%) JSP
6 37 (15.16%) RESTful
7 36 (14.75%) Spring Integration
8 28 (11.48%) JSON
9 26 (10.66%) AngularJS
10 25 (10.25%) HTML
11 22 (9.02%) Node.js
11 22 (9.02%) Struts
12 21 (8.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (8.20%) Ajax
13 20 (8.20%) Backbone.js
14 17 (6.97%) Java EE
14 17 (6.97%) JPA
14 17 (6.97%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 84 (34.43%) Data Structures
2 32 (13.11%) Virtual Team
3 28 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (11.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (9.43%) Equities
6 13 (5.33%) Fixed Income
7 11 (4.51%) Derivative
8 9 (3.69%) User Experience
9 7 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.87%) SWIFT
10 6 (2.46%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.23%) iPad
11 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.82%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.82%) Social Network
13 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.41%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 65 (26.64%) Unix
2 39 (15.98%) Linux
3 7 (2.87%) Windows
4 4 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (43.85%) Test Automation
2 106 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (32.79%) OO
4 70 (28.69%) Functional Programming
5 67 (27.46%) Low Latency
6 54 (22.13%) Multithreading
7 38 (15.57%) MVC
8 26 (10.66%) OOA/OOD
8 26 (10.66%) TDD
9 25 (10.25%) OOP
10 24 (9.84%) Market Making
11 22 (9.02%) Electronic Trading
12 19 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (7.79%) Data Modelling
13 17 (6.97%) Concurrent Programming
14 16 (6.56%) Requirements Analysis
15 15 (6.15%) ETL
16 14 (5.74%) Functional Testing
16 14 (5.74%) Risk Management
17 13 (5.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 152 (62.30%) Java
2 54 (22.13%) JavaScript
3 47 (19.26%) SQL
4 38 (15.57%) C++
5 20 (8.20%) C#
6 17 (6.97%) TypeScript
7 7 (2.87%) Perl
7 7 (2.87%) Ruby
7 7 (2.87%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.46%) Python
9 4 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.64%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.23%) Korn
11 1 (0.41%) C
11 1 (0.41%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (15.16%) Degree
2 10 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.46%) ISEB
3 6 (2.46%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.33%) QA
2 4 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.23%) Docker
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (15.98%) Oracle
2 9 (3.69%) HP
3 8 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.28%) TIBCO
4 7 (2.87%) Ab Initio
5 6 (2.46%) Bloomberg
5 6 (2.46%) Sybase
6 5 (2.05%) Reuters
7 3 (1.23%) Fidessa
8 2 (0.82%) Sencha
9 1 (0.41%) Cognos
9 1 (0.41%) Google
9 1 (0.41%) NYFIX
9 1 (0.41%) Perforce
9 1 (0.41%) Siebel
9 1 (0.41%) VMware